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What are the major natural and man-made components of the climate system and climate change that both SRES and RCP address?

The image at the bottom gives a brief description of the various components in the climate system. The five interacting components are:

  • The atmosphere,
  • The hydrosphere,
  • The cryosphere,
  • The land surface, and
  • The biosphere. 

Need to:

  1. provide definitions for each component and its main function/role in the climate system
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